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[audio]Stories of King Arthur and His Knights - U. Waldo Cutler
LibriVox recording of Stories of King Arthur and His Knights, by U. Waldo Cutler. Read by thadine. Stories of King Arthur and His Knights Retold from Malory's "Morte dArthur". For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; king Arthur; round table; English fairy tales; fairy tales
Downloads: 40,693
[audio]A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw - Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, by Ukawsaw Gronniosaw. Read by TriciaG. Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, also known as James Albert, (born ca. 1705 - 1775) was a freed slave and autobiographer. His autobiography is considered the first published by an African in Britain. Gronniosaw's autobiography was produced in Kidderminster in the late 1760s...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; autobiography; slavery; religion
Downloads: 2,758
[audio]Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father and His Youngest Sister - Ulysses S. Grant
LibriVox recording of Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father and His Youngest Sister. Read by Jim Clevenger. Among the national leaders whose names will always hold an honorable place in American history is Ulysses S. Grant, the simple-hearted man and capable soldier, to whose patriotism, courage, persistence, and skill was so largely due the successful termination of the war between the States, the contest which assured the foundations of the Republic...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; Ulysses Grant; letters
Downloads: 4,884
[audio]Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant
LibriVox recording of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by Ulysses S. Grant. Read by Jim Clevenger. "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due. There must be many errors of omission in this work, because the subject is too large to be treated of in two volumes in such wa...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; history; civil war; memoirs
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[audio]Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Volume 02 - United Nations
42 LibriVox recordings of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 39 languages. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). The Guinness Book of Records describes the UDHR as the "Most Translated Document" in the world. It consists of 30 articles which outline the view of the General Assembly on the human rights guaranteed to all people.(Summary adapted from Wikipedia) This ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; multilingual; languages; United Nations; human rights
Downloads: 24,797
[audio]Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Volume 03 - United Nations
LibriVox recording of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A collection of readings in the readers language of choice For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Downloads: 3,999
[audio]Universal Declaration of Human Rights - United Nations
LibriVox recording of The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the text in each language. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights...
Downloads: 72,765
[audio]Simple Sabotage Field Manual - United States
LibriVox recording of Simple Sabotage Field Manual, by United States Office of Strategic Services. Read by James Christopher. Formed during World War II, the United States Office of Strategic Services (OSS), was organized for special operations and intelligence gathering and analysis. Included in its mission was the implementation of, and training of foreign forces in, propaganda, espionage, subversion, and sabotage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; history; spy; CIA; OSS; United States; government; world war II; gestapo; nazi; axis; quisling; field manual; military; sabotage; espionage
Downloads: 9,778
[audio]U.S. Historical Documents - United States
Read for librivox.org by Michael Scherer. The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (20MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 46,103
[audio]Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War: Some Perspectives - United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
LibriVox recording of Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War, by U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Read by Allyson Hester. This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effects will be global and wide-spread, and the potentials are glazed over in this short work. (Summary by Allyson Hester) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (i...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; war; nuclear; science; nonfiction; government; disarmament
Downloads: 15,531
[audio]Henry Wirz, Commander of Andersonville Confederate Prison: Trial and Execution - United States Army Staff Judge Advocate
LibriVox recording of Henry Wirz, Commander of Andersonville Confederate Prison: Trial and Execution by United States Army Staff Judge Advocate. Read in English by David WalesHenry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was the only Confederate soldier tried after the end of the American Civi War. He was tried, convicted, and executed, not for being a Confederate soldier, but for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of Camp Sumter, the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war priso...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; American civil war; prisoner of war; United States of America; civil war; Confederacy; confederate states of america; georgia; andersonville; andersonville prison; camp sumter; trials (military offenses); prison conditions
Downloads: 466
[audio]Unidentified Flying Objects - United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
LibriVox recording of UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS, by UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Read by ROGER MELIN. Through the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) this series of communications has been de-classified and made public. Most names have been omitted, however much information of the sightings of UFOs in 1947 can be gleaned from these communications which were primarily between the FBI and other U.S...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fbi; unidentified; flying; objects; ufos
Downloads: 9,648 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Instructions to Light Keepers - United States Lighthouse Board
LibriVox recording of Instructions to Light Keepers by United States Lighthouse Board. Read in English by Maria Kasper "Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-keepers. They are required to read them carefully and attentively, and to refer to them whenever they are any doubt in regard to their duties or the manner of performing them...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; lighthouses; maritime history; reference; manual
Downloads: 350
[audio]The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America - United States of America
Librivox recording of The Declaration of Independence, by the United States of America. Read by Jim Cadwell. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 68,130
[audio]The Romance of Rubber - United States Rubber Company, edited by John Martin
LibriVox public domain recording of the United States Rubber Company's The Romance of Rubber. This pamphlet was published in the early 20th century by the United States Rubber Company so that "coming generations of our country...have some understanding of the importance of rubber in our every day life...We believe the rubber industry will be better off if the future citizens of our country know more about it." Learn about Christopher Columbus's discovery of rubber, how the crafty British entrepr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; economics
Downloads: 8,618
[audio]Report of the Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan - United States Senate Committee on Armed Services
LibriVox recording of The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan. The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Nations about the level of fatalities caused by the attack and about whether those killed had b...
Downloads: 1,585
[audio]Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1950-1960 - United States Supreme Court
Librivox recording of Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1950-1960 by United States Supreme Court. Read by Kelli Robinson. Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1950 and 1960. (summary by Kelli Robinson) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; law; civil rights; U.S. Supreme Court decisions
Downloads: 6,901
[audio]Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948 - United States Supreme Court
LibriVox recording of Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948, the United States Supreme Court. Read by Kelli Robinson Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948. (Summary by Kelli Robinson). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; law
Downloads: 22,243
[audio]Book of Philemon - Unknown
Librivox recording of the Book of Philemon from the World English Bible. Read by Leon Mire While in prison, Paul writes this letter to another Christian, Philemon. Paul has met with and converted a man named Onesimus, probably a runaway slave, and he writes to Philemon, Onesimus's legal owner, to tell him that he is sending him back. Appealing to Philemon's personal debt to him, Paul urges him to welcome Onesimus as though he were Paul himself, and to accept him as a fellow brother in Christ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Bible; New Testament; Philemon; Paul; Onesimus
Downloads: 3,406 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Aucassin and Nicolette - Unknown
LibriVox recording of Aucassin and Nicolette, translated by Andrew Lang. Read by Leonard Wilson Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the early 13th century by an unknown French author, the work deals with the love between the son of a count and a Saracen slave girl who has been converted to Christianity and adopted by a viscount...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poem; French; medieval; romance; knights
Downloads: 1,897
[audio]Book of Tobias - Unknown
Librivox recording of the Book of Tobias, Douay-Rheims version. Read by Sean McKinley Tobias is the 17th book of the Bible and one of the historical books in the Old Testament. In the text, Raphael, after revealing his angelic nature, commanded both father and son to tell all the wonders that God had done to them and write it in a book. It is likely that the parts of the book written in first person singular are an autobiography of Tobias the elder...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; bible; douay-rheims
Downloads: 9,141
[audio]Galatians - Unknown
Librivox recording of The Epistle to Galatians. The Epistle to Galatians is a book of the New Testament. It is a letter from Paul of Tarsus to a number of early Christian communities in the Roman province of Galatia in central Anatolia. It is principally concerned with the controversy surrounding Gentile Christians and the Mosaic Law within Early Christianity. Along with the Epistle to the Romans, it is the most theologically significant of the Pauline epistles, and has been particularly influen...
Keywords: Galatians; Bible; letter; epistle
Downloads: 11,566
[audio]The Book of Job (ASV) - Unknown
Librivox recording of The Book of Job. Read by Robert Garrison The Book of Job (American Standard Version) is presented in forty-two chapters and is one of the Old Testament Wisdom Books. The narrative chronicles the trials of Job as he is brought low from a comfortable and exalted position in his community to face loss of his fortune, children and health. Joined by three friends who initially commiserate and sympathize with him, there ensues a lengthy argument about the fate of the wicked and t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 58,480
[audio]The Little Star - Unknown
LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Little Star, author unknown, which parodies the previous week's children's favourite The Star. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 31st, 2013. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem; parody; twinkle twinkle
Downloads: 639
[audio]Book of Judith - Unknown
Librivox recording of the Book of Judith, Douay-Rheims version. Read by Sean McKinley Judith is the 18th book of the Bible and one of the historical books in the Old Testament. The overall theme is the power of prayer. The Israelites are beseiged by the forces of Holofernes and pray to God to overcome the forces. Judith seduces Holofernes and beheads him in his sleep, when the forces find their leader dead, they flee in battle...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; bible; douay-rheims
Downloads: 9,211
[audio]Rock A Bye Library: A Book of Fables - Unknown
LibriVox recording of Rock A Bye Library: A Book of Fables, author unknown. Read by Denny Sayers. A book of short fables with morals. (Summary by DSayers) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: children; fables; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 4,291
[audio]The Prayer of Manasses KJV - Unknown
Librivox recording of The Prayer of Manasses. Read by David Shamp. The Prayer of Manasses is supposed to have been the prayer of Manasses King of Judah when he repented from his idolatrous ways when he was held captive by the Assyrians in Babylon. Manasseh’s evil ways are recorded in 2 Kings 21:1-18, and the account of his repentance is recorded in 2 Chronicles 33:10-17. The Prayer of Manasses is held to be a deuterocanonical book by many Christians and is held to be Apocryphal by others...
Keywords: Bible; apocrypha; deuterocanonical; Manasses; Manasseh; religion; Christianity; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 4,373
[audio]Ephesians - Unknown
Librivox recording of the Ephesians from the World English Bible. Read by Leon Mire Paul writes to the church at Ephesus, beginning with a praise to God for the forgiveness of their sins and for choosing them in His grace. Paul prays for the spiritual well-being of the Ephesians and reminds them how sinful they were before they turned to Christ. He then speaks of his revelation, by which he was selected to preach to the Gentiles, for they can also be saved...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Bible; New Testament; Ephesians; Paul; Christ
Downloads: 7,696
[audio]Three Ecumenical Creeds - Unknown
LibriVox recording of Three Ecumenical Creeds. Read by Jonathan Lange. "Ecumenical creeds" is an umbrella term used in the western church to refer to the Nicene Creed, the Apostles' Creed, and the Athanasian Creed. The ecumenical creeds are also known as the universal creeds. These creeds are accepted by almost all mainstream Christian denominations in the western church, including the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican churches and Lutheran churches...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; religion; creeds; Christianity
Downloads: 2,922
[audio]Everyman - Unknown
LibriVox recording of The Summoning of Everyman also known as Everyman, Author Unknown. Read by (in order of appearance) Annise, Elli, Neeru Iyer, Denny Sayers, Bob Shearman, Tricia G.,Chris Caron, David Lawrence, Elizabeth Klett, Marian Martin, David Cole, Laurie Anne Walden, Barry Eads, Lucy Perry, Arielle Lipshaw, Ruth Golding, Kalynda, Cori Samuel. A Holy Day in 1495. Join the crowd streaming towards a temporary outdoor stage and be entertained (and maybe even instructed) by a performance o...
Keywords: Librivox,audiobook,Play,Morality Play,religion, Medieval
Downloads: 8,226
[audio]The Didache - Unknown
LibriVox recording of The Didache, from the Roberts-Donaldson translation. Read by Sam Stinson. The Didache is the common name of a brief early Christian treatise (dated by most scholars to the late first or early second century), containing instructions for Christian communities. The text, parts of which may have constituted the first written catechism, has three main sections dealing with Christian lessons, rituals such as baptism and eucharist, and Church organization...
Keywords: religion; apocrypha; Twelve Apostles; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 11,232
[audio]Book of John WEB - Unknown
Librivox recording of The Book of John The book of John stands out among the Biblical writings about Jesus as an eloquent depiction of his deity, composed in detailed and elegant prose. It’s believed to have been written by the apostle John near the end of the first century A.D. The World English Bible is a new public-domain translation, retaining the accuracy and beauty of previous translations as well as of the original languages, while achieving a remarkable level of accessibility to modern...
Keywords: bible; audiobook
Downloads: 27,069
[audio]Psalm 133 - Unknown
LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different recordings of Psalm 133, to celebrate United Nations Day. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 22nd, 2006. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/psalm-133/. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (3MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry; bible; psalms
Downloads: 46,014
[audio]365 Foreign Dishes - Unknown
LibriVox recording of 365 Foreign Dishes, by Unknown. Starters, main courses and desserts from around the world, one dish for every day of the year. From Turkey to China, from India to England, from Austria to Egypt, a wide variety of mouth-watering cuisines are represented. Each recipe is described in one short paragraph, making this book perfect for dipping into when you’re seeking inspiration on what to cook...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; food; recipes
Downloads: 85,823
[audio]Book of James KJV - Unknown
Librivox recording of Jude. Read by Susan Denney. The writer of this letter instructs the early Christians on the value of showing patience, controlling an unruly tongue and treating all people with kindness without respect to their social position. It also provides the basis for the practice of blessing the sick with an anointing of oil. The book has been historically controversial because of its teaching that both faith and works are necessary to salvation...
Keywords: bible; audiobook; james; kjv
Downloads: 19,988
[audio]Psalms - Selections from the World English Bible Translation - Unknown
LibriVox's weekly poetry project for the week of April 9, 2006: Psalms from the World English Bible. To celebrate Easter, LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of various psalms from the World English Bible. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 9th, 2006.(Summary by Annie Coleman) For information about our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/psalms-selections-from-the-world-english-bible-translation/ For more free audiobooks, or to find out ho...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
Downloads: 38,555
[audio]Beowulf - Unknown
LibriVox recording of Beowulf by an unknown author (translated by Francis Barton Gummere). Read in English by Tad E.Beowulf was composed by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet. Francis Barton Gummere translates this beautiful poem. Beowulf is an epic poem. The main character, Beowulf, proves himself a hero as he battles against supernatural demons and beasts. (Summary by Tad E.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; poem; epic poetry; Anglo-saxon
Downloads: 4,614
[audio]The Book of Jonah (WEB) - Unknown
LibriVox recording of The Book of Jonah from the World English Bible translation. Read by Laura Fox This short narrative book of the Old Testament contains one of the most famous Bible Stories, of "Jonah and the Whale." The "great fish" however is only mentioned in three verses, and the true punch comes in the oft-neglected fourth chapter. "Is it right" for a person like Jonah to be vexed by God's mercy on others?(Summary by Laura Fox) For further information, including links to online text, rea...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; bible
Downloads: 12,932
[audio]The Psalms and Odes of Solomon - Unknown
LibriVox recording of The Psalms and Odes of Solomon, translated by Rendel Harris. Read by Sam Stinson. One of the Pseudepigrapha, the Psalms of Solomon is a group of eighteen psalms (religious songs or poems) that are not part of any scriptural canon (they are, however, found in copies of the Peshitta). The Psalms of Solomon were referenced in Early Christian writings, but lost to modern scholars until a Greek manuscript was rediscovered in the 17th century...
Keywords: Religion; poetry; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 10,626
[audio]Book of Jude KJV - Unknown
Librivox recording of Jude Read by Susan Denney. The Epistle of Jude is a brief book of only a single chapter with 25 verses. It is a general epistle, that is, a letter meant to be circulated and read in all the early Christian churches. Although brief, the content of the book is dense. Many examples of evildoers and strong warnings about their fates are given in rapid succession. The dispute over the body of Moses and the prophecies of Enoch are mentioned in no other book in the Bible...
Keywords: bible, audiobook, jude, kjv
Downloads: 13,173
[audio]Book of Matthew - Unknown
Librivox recording of the Book of Matthew from the World English Bible. Read by Maria Elmvang The Gospel of Matthew (literally, "according to Matthew"; Greek, Κατά Μαθθαίον or Κατά Ματθαίον) is one of the four Gospel accounts of the New Testament. It narrates an account of the life and ministry of Jesus, from his genealogy to his post-resurrection commissioning of his Apostles to "go and make disciples of all nations." Bibles traditionally print Matthew as the first gospe...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Bible; New Testament; Matthew; Gospel; Jesus; Christ; Messiah
Downloads: 31,827
[audio]Book of Esther KJV - Unknown
Librivox recording of "The Book of Esther" read by Esther. Esther appears in the Bible as a woman of deep piety, faith, courage, patriotism, and caution, combined with resolution; a dutiful daughter to her adopted father, docile and obedient to his counsels, and anxious to share the king's favour with him for the good of the Jewish people. That she was raised up as an instrument in the hand of God to avert the destruction of the Jewish people, and to afford them protection and forward their weal...
Keywords: bible; audiobook
Downloads: 34,218
[audio]The House that Jack Built - Unknown
LibriVox recording of The House that Jack Built. Read by Denny Sayers. "The House that Jack Built" is a standard of juvenile literature that delights children and adults alike with the increasingly lengthy sentences, stretched to the breaking point, that make up its narrative. Through a chain of events, beginning with a rodent eating some grain and culminating in a festive wedding, children learn that playing with grammar can be fun! You can read along with this recording by linking to the facsi...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; children
Downloads: 14,528
[audio]The Sermon on the Mount - Unknown
Librivox recording of The Sermon on the Mount from the King James Bible. Read by Ben Douglas The Sermon On The Mount is one of the teachings in the ministry of Jesus Christ. In The Sermon On The Mount is found many sayings and important precepts held by Christian churches, sayings such as The Beatitudes, The Lord's Prayer, and other teachings about forgiveness, giving, and the "Golden Rule" about doing unto others as you would have them do unto you...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; audio book; king james bible; bible; sermon on the mount
Downloads: 36,421
[audio]Ecclesiastes (ASV) -- Book 21 of the Holy Scriptures - Unknown (The Preacher)
Librivox recording of Ecclesiastes (ASV) - Book 21 of the Holy Scriptures. Ecclesiastes (or The Preacher) is the twenty-first book of The Bible. The author of this book is unknown but is considered by many biblical scholars to be Solomon. The author describes how all endeavors in life are in vain and a grasping for the wind, since all comes to naught in the end when we return to the dust from whence we came...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
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[audio]The Moneychangers - Upton Sinclair
Librivox recording of The Moneychangers by Upton Sinclair. Read by Margaret Espaillat. A story of white collar crime and intrigue told from the point of view of Montague, a member of the privileged class of New York. Montague witnesses the manipulation and upset of the stock market by high financier Dan Waterman who is motivated by revenge. Waterman's character is loosely based on J.P. Morgan. (Summary by Margaret) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox....
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; finance, American literature
Downloads: 7,169 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]They Call Me Carpenter - Upton Sinclair
LibriVox recording of They Call Me Carpenter, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Tom Weiss. The story takes place in the fictional city of Western City circa 1920. It begins with a man named Billy who is attacked by a mob of ex-servicemen outside a theater after watching a German film. Billy stumbles into a church to escape the mob and is visited by Carpenter, that is Jesus, who walks out of the stained glass window of the church...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook
Downloads: 2,086
[audio]A Prisoner of Morro - Upton Sinclair
LibriVox recording of A Prisoner of Morro, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Tom Weiss. Upton Sinclair, born in 1878 was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author. He wrote over 90 books in many genres. Best known for his muckraking novel, The Jungle, Sinclair also wrote adventure fiction. Many of these works were written under the pseudonym, Ensign Clark Fitch, U.S.N. A Prisoner of Morrow, published in 1898 when Sinclair was but 20 years old, is one of these efforts...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; sea stories; war stories; historical fiction; Cuba
Downloads: 10,061
[audio]The Profits of Religion - Upton Sinclair
LibriVox recording of The Profits of Religion by Upton Sinclair. Read by Michelle Harris. The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation is a non-fiction book, first published in 1917, by the American novelist and muckraking journalist Upton Sinclair. It is a snapshot of the religious movements in the U.S. before its entry into World War I. In this book, Sinclair attacks institutionalized religion as a "source of income to parasites, and the natural ally of every form of oppression...
Keywords: christianity; religion; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 7,045 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Machine - Upton Sinclair
LibriVox recording of The Machine, by Upton Sinclair. Read by a full cast. Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the stage reflected the same progressive viewpoints found in his other writing. In The Machine, published as part of Sinclair's 1912 collection Plays of Protest, Socialist activists show a rich man's daughter the truth about the society in which she has been raised...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; upton sinclair; machine; drama; socialism
Downloads: 2,966
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